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C53 Lower Loon Creek Airport
Challis, Idaho, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: C53
Lat/Long: 44-48-31.2163N / 114-48-31.1756W
44-48.520272N / 114-48.519593W
44.8086712 / -114.8086599
(estimated)
Elevation: 4200 ft. / 1280 m (estimated)
Variation: 17E (1990)
From city: 30 miles SW of CHALLIS, ID
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 83469

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1992
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: BOISE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BOI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LKTr234/33.3SALMON VOR/DME113.5013E

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 1200 x 25 ft. / 366 x 8 m
Surface: turf/dirt, in fair condition
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 44-48.618877N44-48.421667N
Longitude: 114-48.526852W114-48.512333W
Elevation: 4084.0 ft.4098.0 ft.
Gradient: 1.2% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 4 ft. fence, 75 ft. left of centerline40 ft. brush, 50 ft. from runway, 75 ft. right of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: IDAHO DEPT OF FISH AND GAME
600 S. WALNUT
BOISE, ID 83707
Phone 208-334-3771
Manager: TOM CURET
PO BOX 25
BOISE, ID 83707
Phone 208-756-2271

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 38/month *
56% air taxi
44% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2017

Additional Remarks

ARPT LCTD ON A PLATEAU 50 FT TO 75 FT ABOVE THE RIVER.
RY NOT MARKED.
RECOMMEND LAND RY 16; DEPART RY 34 WHEN WIND CONDITIONS ALLOW.
NO WINTER MAINT.
STOCK AND BIG GAME ANIMALS INVOF RY.
RODENT ACTIVITY ADJACENT BOTH SIDES OF RY.
LCTD IN NARROW WINDING RIVER CANYON.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at C53.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSMN - Lemhi County Airport (44 nm NE)
KMYL - Mc Call Municipal Airport (55 nm W)
KSUN - Friedman Memorial Airport (81 nm S)
KGIC - Idaho County Airport (88 nm NW)
6S5 - Ravalli County Airport (91 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:3113:31
Sunrise08:0114:01
Sunset18:4700:47
Evening civil twilight19:1701:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Oct-2018 23:34:51
Local (UTC-6)  19-Oct-2018 17:34:51
 
METAR
KLLJ 
31nm SE 
192255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/M04 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP254 T02001039
KSNT 
39nm S 
192251Z AUTO 00000KT 20/M09 A3041 RMK AO1 SLP248 T02001094
KSMN 
44nm NE 
192256Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/00 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP287 T01720000
TAF
KSMN 
44nm NE 
191728Z 1918/2018 00000KT P6SM SKC FM192000 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
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